Phutthaisong District

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Phutthaisong
พุทไธสง
Amphoe
Amphoe location in Buriram Province
Amphoe location in Buriram Province
Coordinates: 15°32′54″N 103°1′30″E / 15.54833°N 103.02500°E / 15.54833; 103.02500Coordinates: 15°32′54″N 103°1′30″E / 15.54833°N 103.02500°E / 15.54833; 103.02500
Country Thailand
Province Buriram
Area
 • Total 652.700 km2 (252.009 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Total 46,367
 • Density 157.9/km2 (409/sq mi)
Time zone ICT (UTC+7)
Postal code 31120
Geocode 3109

Phutthaisong (Thai: พุทไธสง, pronounced [pʰút.tʰāj.sǒŋ]) is a district (amphoe) in the northern part of Buriram Province, northeastern Thailand.

Geography[edit]

Neighboring districts are (from the south clockwise) Khu Mueang of Buriram Province, Mueang Yang of Nakhon Ratchasima Province, Ban Mai Chaiyaphot of Buriram, Nong Song Hong of Khon Kaen Province, Na Pho of Buriram, Yang Sisurat and Phayakkhaphum Phisai of Maha Sarakham Province, and Chumphon Buri of Surin Province.

Motto[edit]

The Phutthaisong District's Motto is "Ancient moat, worship Big buddha image, beautiful silk, Sra Bau lake so Shady."

Administration[edit]

The district is divided into seven sub-districts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 97 villages (muban). Phutthaisong is a sub-district municipality (thesaban tambon) which covers parts of tambon Phutthaisong, Mafueang and Ban Chan. There are a further seven tambon administrative organizations (TAO).

No. Name Thai Villages Pop.[1]
01. Phutthaisong พุทไธสง 13 8,624
02. Mafueang มะเฟือง 13 6,164
03. Ban Chan บ้านจาน 13 7,216
06. Ban Pao บ้านเป้า 12 5,610
07. Ban Waeng บ้านแวง 13 5,175
09. Ban Yang บ้านยาง 18 8,277
10. Hai Sok หายโศก 15 5,301

Missing numbers are tambon which now form Ban Mai Chaiyaphot district.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population statistics 2008". Department of Provincial Administration. Archived from the original on 2009-06-18. 

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